Please Sir, Can I Have Some………Less?

I gather that Claire Foy (whoever she is) was recently paid less than Matt Smith (whoever he is) for appearing in “The Crown”. Whatever that...

Princess Diana As Mother – Well, William’s Not Been Nailed To A Tree. Yet

We've the seemingly odd news that Princess Diana is regarded as a better mother than the Virgin Mary. Something about which a number of...

Why We Have Markets – Harvey Weinstein Made A Mistake Over Lord Of The...

A useful little indication of why we have society organised around a series of markets, not as something run by the one single decision...

Scarlett Johansson To Play Trans Man – Outrage As Actor Plays Dress Up

We seem to have a certain clash here between the more outraged of the public commentators and reality. Scarlett Johansson has agreed to take...

Grabbing Women by The Pussy

Here is a postscript to my quick review of the essential fickleness of American voters when it comes to the character of their leaders,...

Claire Foy Paid Less Than Matt Smith In The Crown

I can't say this surprises me all that much. Claire Foy was paid less than Matt Smith for working on The Crown. The lack...

Royal Weddings – And Assortative Mating – Increase Inequality

We were all half expecting the Independent to run with "Harold Wales married some American bird" as their headline upon this wedding matter. Instead...

Kylie Jenner To Be World’s Youngest Self-Made Billionaire – Next Year

We have an interesting little refutation of the strictures of the Senior Lecturer in International Political Economy at Islington Technical College here. For, as...

Pop Star Pregnancies – Easy, The Market’s Not Teenyboppers Any More

The Guardian wants to tell us all that something has changed wildly in our culture. Pop stars no longer mumble something about a career...

Roseanne And The $2 Million a Character Tweet

A, somewhat belated, thought: Perhaps if the price of a single repulsive tweet is now somewhere north of $100 million the good old US of...